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Continued rejection weighs on those searching for work

By Staff

Samuel Hughes of Clifton looked for work for two years before landing a job in February. During that search, the 27-year-old U.S. Navy veteran with a degree as a mechanic to work on cranes made his way regularly to the Mesa County Workforce ...

Process may return some money to Ponzi victims

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Investors who plugged more than $30 million into Valley Investments in Grand Junction are being asked this month to take a step toward recovery of a sliver of that money. Investors will receive packets this week from Rider & Quesenberry, ...

3 of 38 reps on education panel hail from Western Slope

By Charles Ashby

Despite promising to reach out to the entire state in everything he does, Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed a 38-member panel last week that includes three Western Slope people. Actually, it’s only two if you don’t count one of ...

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Montrose man’s toe-cutting tale brings celebrity

By William Woody

At age 61 and minus five toes, Jon Hutt is experiencing his 15 minutes of fame. The semi-retired logger used a pocketknife last month to cut off the toes on his right foot to free himself from a logging trailer that crushed and trapped his ...

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Downtown event more of the pits than peachy time for 80-year-old

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A local farmer is growing some pretty impressive peaches and selling them at the American National Bank Downtown Farmers Market. Unfortunately, one of those fruits went to waste Thursday evening during the weekly event in downtown Grand ...

Junction man indicted in $1.7M scam

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The owner of a Grand Junction-based home health care business has been indicted on federal charges that he stole more than $1.7 million from a federal program that provides benefits and compensation to nuclear weapons workers and their ...

Honor Flight seeks veterans for final flight

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The final Western Slope Honor Flight is seeking to fill the remaining seats on the plane, which leaves Grand Junction for Washington, D.C., Sept. 21-22. There are 15 seats available to those members of “The Greatest Generation” ...

Cause of school illness still unknown; classes will be held at alternate sites

By Dennis Webb

Classes have been canceled at Graham Mesa Elementary School in Rifle for Tuesday, and its students will begin attending school in alternate locations the next day while an investigation continues into what made people sick at the facility ...

Wildlife zones require drivers to slow down

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Department of Transportation is warning motorists to remember to slow down when they drive through a newly designated wildlife zone around the state. One hundred miles of Colorado highways have been designated around Colorado, ...

Mystery illness at Rifle school hits 23 people

By Dennis Webb

Twenty-one students and two teachers were treated at area hospitals Thursday after becoming ill at Graham Mesa Elementary School in Rifle. Authorities had not determined the cause of their sickness as of Thursday evening. There were initial ...

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